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Skillman gets provisional No. 1 at Bandimere

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The week off hasn’t stopped Drew Skillman. The Ray Skillman Chevrolet Camaro drive to the win at the previous race at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois.

On Friday night, Skillman is the provisional No. 1 qualifier at the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colorado. Skillman took the top spot after going 6.925 at 197.94 mph.

Drew Skillman (Photo by the NHRA)

Drew Skillman (Photo by the NHRA)

Pro Stock only had one session due to inclement weather. He’s looking for his first No. 1 qualifier of the season after getting his first win two weeks ago.

“We worked really hard these past few days and changed a lot on the car to get it ready for [Friday night] and it obviously showed with the results,” Skillman said. “I have some work to do and know there’s some improvements with my driving, but we have to come out with the same mindset [today] and see what happens.”

Elite Performance Chevy Camaro driver Erica Enders-Stevens is the provisional No. 2 qualifier with a 6.944 at 198.17 mph. Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro driver Greg Anderson is the No. 3 qualifier with a 6.958 at 196.70 mph.

Anderson’s KB Racing teammate and fellow Summit Racing Equipment driver Jason Line is fourth. He went down the track with a 6.959 at 198.06 mph.

Allen Johnson, who has dominated this track over the past decade, is fifth presently. The Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart went 6.959 at 197.48 mph.

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